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    Preseason Profile: Jerrell Powe

    JERRELL POWE
    OLE MISS
    6-2, 320, Sr., Waynesboro, Miss.

    2010 Spring: Received the J. Richard Price Courage and Compassion Award ...

    2009: Named All-SEC second team by the AP and fourth team by Phil Steele ... Saw action in all 13 games with 10 starts at nose tackle ... Tied for team lead and tied for 8th in the SEC in TFLs (12.0) ... Recorded 34 tackles (25 solo) ... Helped the Rebel defense top the SEC and rank 11th nationally in TFLs (7.38) and 14th in sacks (2.77) ... Helped Ole Miss hold the opposition under 300 yards of total offense seven times this year, including five SEC games ... Earned second letter ... at Memphis (9/6): Recorded three total tackles, including 2.0 TFLs ... vs. Southeastern La. (9/19): Earned first career start and finished with two solo stops and 1.0 TFL ... at South Carolina (9/24): Posted two solo tackles, 1.0 TFL and 1.0 QB sack ... at Vanderbilt (10/3): Collected career-best six tackles (three solo) ... vs. Alabama (10/10): Posted one solo stop ... vs. UAB (10/17): Posted two solo stops and 1.0 TFL ... vs. Arkansas (10/24): Tallied one stop ... at Auburn (10/31): Posted two stops and 1.0 TFL ... vs. Northern Arizona (11/7): Posted five tackles (three solo) and a career-best 3.0 TFLs ... vs. Tennessee (11/14): Tallied one solo stop and 1.0 TFL ... vs. LSU (11/21): Posted one solo stop ... at Mississippi State (11/28): Recorded four tackles (three solo) including 1.0 TFL ... Cotton Bowl vs. Texas Tech (1/2): Recorded four solo tackles, including 1.0 QB sacks and one forced fumble ...

    2008: Saw action in 12 games, missing only Arkansas ... Totaled eight tackles with 3.5 TFLs and 1.5 sacks ... Also recorded an interception ... Earned first letter ... vs. Memphis (8/30): Finished with one solo stop in first action as a Rebel ... vs. Samford (9/13): Collected one tackle in action ... vs. Vanderbilt (9/20): Finished with first career TFL and one solo stop ... at Florida (9/27): Posted 1.0 TFL in action ... vs. Mississippi State (11/28): Had a career day with two tackles, including 1.5 QB sacks ... Collected first career interception ... Cotton Bowl vs. Texas Tech (1/2): Notched a solo stop ...

    2007: Attended Ole Miss in 2007-08 on financial aid but could not practice or participate ...

    PREP SCHOOL: Member of 2005 Ole Miss signing class, but attended Hargrave Military Academy where he played in 2005 ... Coached at Hargrave by Robert Prunty ... Rated as the No. 3 prep school player in the nation by Rivals.com ... Also rated as the No. 5 defensive tackle in the nation by Scout.com ...

    HIGH SCHOOL: While playing high school football at Wayne County, was a Parade All-America selection and played in U.S. Army All-America Bowl in San Antonio, Texas ... Three-time All-State pick who was named Mr. Football in state of Mississippi by The Clarion-Ledger ... Ranked the nation's No. 1 defensive tackle on Student Sports' Top 100 list ... Rated No. 3 defensive line prospect in the country and No. 24 player overall by Rivals.com ... Ranked by Tom Lemming/ESPN as the nation's No. 3 defensive tackle ... Ranked as the No. 16 player in the nation by SuperPrep as well as No. 4 defensive tackle and No. 2 overall in Mississippi ... Named to Atlanta Journal-Constitution Super Southern 100 and rated as No. 20 on its Top 25 recruits in the nation list ... Was picked by Scout.com as the nation's No. 4 defensive tackle and No. 33 overall player ... Made Orlando Sentinel All-Southern team and Fox Sports first team All-South .... Ranked No. 17 on South Hot 100 list by Scout.com ... Rated No. 6 on Mobile Register Super Southeast 120 squad ... Ranked as Mississippi's No. 1 player by Rivals.com and the Biloxi Sun Herald, and No. 2 player in Mississippi by Scout.com ... Rated No. 5 on The Clarion-Ledger Ten Most Wanted list ... Made The Clarion-Ledger Dandy Dozen list ... Selected to play in Mississippi-Alabama All-Star Football Classic on June 4, 2005, in Mobile, Ala. ... Helped lead Wayne County to state championships during sophomore (14-1) and junior (14-1) seasons ... As a senior, was credited with 89 tackles, including nine QB sacks, while forcing five fumbles ... Career statistics included 225 tackles and 37 QB sacks ... Earned four letters in football ... Coached in high school by Marcus Boles ... Also lettered twice in basketball ... Averaged 10 points and 10 rebounds in basketball ...

    PERSONAL: Son of Shirley Powe ... Full name is Jerrell Quartez Powe ... Born: March 15, 1987 ... Majoring in Criminal Justice.